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of pennsylvania, south dakota's republican senator john thune and we'll bring in ann corn of the "washington post" and jim vandehei of politico for analysis. and then i'll have a final thought on the age of miracles or maybe it's not. captioning sponsored by cbs "face the nation" with cbs news chief washington correspondent bob schieffer. and now from washington, bob schieffer. >> schieffer: good morning again from snowy washington. governor granholm is in her home state of michigan. senator thune is in south dakota. with us inside the belt way, inside the studio governor barbour and governor rendell. in a place where they're not often, here. welcome to both of you. i want to start this morning with something the president said on friday. when he visited a conference of house republicans and told them that all the tough talk in the... and the partisan rhetoric is making it harder for the two sides to work together. >> we have to be careful about what we say about each other sometimes because it boxes us in in ways that makes it difficult for us to work together because our constituents start beli
washington correspondent bob schieffer. and now from washington, bob schieffer. >> schieffer: good morning again. washington has been fixated on the war on terror, but yesterday one of those weird stories cropped up that set washington on its ear. a new book claim bing by mark halpern and john hidealman reports that during the campaign last year senate majority harry reid was telling people privately that barack obama's campaign would be helped because he was, quote, a light-skinned african- american with no negro dialect unless he wanted to have one." reed spent all day yesterday apologizing to the president who said he accepted the apology and to a score of black politicians and leaders. but the episode does recall a very similar incident when then republican leader trent lott said that he had the country elected segregationist strom thurmond we wouldn't have had so many problems. that caused such a furor you'll recall that lott had to resign his leadership post. senator feinstein who is in california this morning, i have to start with that. is this going to have the same impact on harry
washington correspondent bob schieffer. and now from cbs news in washington, bob schieffer. >> schieffer: good morning again. all things are as they were then except we no longer allow smoking in the studio. chip reid is with the president out in hawaii. the rest of our correspondents are around the table with us here in the studio. we want to say especially a welcome to jan crawford who you saw a lot of on "face the nation" back when she was the legal correspondent for the chicago tribune. she's back with us, back where she belongs. her blog crossroads is already up on the cbs website. we expect to see a lot of you, jan, right here. >> it's great to be back. >> schieffer: thank you. let's get right to the big story. and the news overnight of course was that the u.s. embassy and the british embassy in yemen had been closed because of a security threat. david martin, what have you been able to find out about this? >> usually when you close an embassy it's because there's been chatter on the internet and on cell phones about some sort of vague attack against western interests. that's diffe
responsible. apparently it may be unfortunately the old washington game. not invented with this administration. we're all responsible. so no one is responsible. the american people expect us to hold people accountable. i intend as a member of the homeland security committee to see if we can't continue to find out who was responsible and hold them accountable. >> schieffer: should they be dismissed, fired? should heads roll here? >> i think that as the president said, there's responsibility. there was a failure. and as soon as we find out the depth of those failures, obviously i think there should be changes made. otherwise we really are not addressing the personnel side of it. the other side of it is, we ought to look at what we've done with the reorganization of government and the creation of massive new bureaucracies and whether we've actually improved our ability to stop these attacks from taking place. >> reporter: do you think creating the department of homeland security on reflection was a good idea or was it just another level of bureaucracy? >> i think the 9/11 commission clearly concl
the latest on this tragedy. captioning sponsored by cbs "face the nation" with cbs news chief washington correspondent bob schieffer. and now from washington, bob schieffer. >> schieffer: good morning again. the pictures continue to shock, the statistics boggle the mind. the latest estimate of the death toll is at a minimum 100,000 but it may eventually be twice that. at least 250,000 have been injured. at least 300,000 people now in the capital city are living in the streets. the rescue efforts go on. the city is relatively calm. but there are increasing incidents of violence and looting as the need for food and water grows. our jeff glor was in the first wave of correspondents to arrive. jeff, what is going to be the main problem for officials today? >> reporter: bob, without question, the biggest problem here today remains not getting the food and supplies in but getting it out into the population. at this point only a small traction of the food and supplies that have come in have gotten out. it couldn't have happened in a worse place. only one runway at the airport. the streets are l
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